2017 Data Added

Tornado data for 2017 has been added to the Tornado History Project. 1428 tornadoes were confirmed in 2017, a substantial increase from the 976 reported in 2016*. In fact, 2017 was the most active year since 2011′s total of 1692.

Combined with revisions the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has made to some historical tornadoes, the total number of tornadoes in this database now stands at 62517.

* 977 tornadoes were initially reported by the SPC for 2016, but the number was revised in later updates.